CPIM West Tripura District Committee held a rally in Agartala on Monday demanding withdrawal of increased electricity tariff, cancel of hiked property tax in Agartala Municipal Corporation area and re-measurement it.
Former MP and CPIM leader Shankar Prasad Dutta, former MLA Pabitra Kar, Amal Chakraborty and other leaders were present in the rally.
Former parliamentarian Shankar Prasad Dutta said that the current government has increased the electricity tariff without thinking about the people and drastically increased the property tax in the Agartala Municipal Corporation area.
He said that property tax has been increased by 10 to 12 times. He said that the price has been increased to create pressure on the poor and middle class people.
He also said that like the rest of the country, this government in Tripura also working to impose such a burden on the people. But this government was founded on the promise of working for the common people.